Policy and Advocacy

Advocating for your local health department. Helping you advocate for public health.

As the national voice for Local Health Departments, NACCHO serves a critical role in Washington. All of NACCHO’s advocacy efforts focus on informing policymakers of the critical role that local health departments play in keeping our communities healthy and safe.

Check back here regularly for featured legislative resources and tools to help your local health department advocate for local public health priorities.

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Policy Statements and Letters

NACCHO's policy development process guides NACCHO's public health advocacy.

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Policy Statements and Letters

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Funding Priorities

Learn more about NACCHO's federal funding priorities and advocacy actions.

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Funding Priorities

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News from Washington

Sign up for NACCHO Government Affair's weekly e-newsletter which provides a rundown of all the action in Washington.

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News from Washington

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Public Health Workforce Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on the current public health workforce landscape and why a public health loan repayment program is needed for a sustainable workforce.

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Public Health Workforce Fact Sheet

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